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Yes. Few years ago, Google Apps services were separate from normal Google services. Even cookies were different & compatible to each other. From last year, all Google Apps accounts are normal Google account (You'll have to sign out from normal Google account if you want to sign in with Google Apps account in a web browser). And, it supports Android ...


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You need to do a factory reset via Menu -> Settings -> Privacy -> Factory Data Reset (this may be under a different menu on newer versions of Android.) Factory reset formats your device, erasing all 3rd-party installed apps and their settings. It also dis-associates your accounts (Google, or any others you may have added) from the device, removing ...


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Do it after, just in case. Rooting shouldn't affect this process, but you never know. If it fails to activate you'll need to bring it in presumably, and if they see it's rooted they won't honor your warranty. Installing a custom ROM can definitely screw this up, though, so I wouldn't do that. The comments on my answer to this question have some insight ...


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If the date of activation matches the date of adding your Google account to the device, there's an easy way to check (unless you did a factory-reset in the meantime, and had to re-add the account): with your Google account's credentials, log in to the Google Dashboard Scroll to the section labeled "Android" and expand it (by clicking its title / the LGM ...


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Since you're rooted, you might be able to bypass activation permanently by killing the Phone dialer app. This involves removing (or renaming) Phone.apk. I can at least confirm that this works on a Droid 1. Definitely make sure you have a backup made prior to editing your system this way. You can rename Phone.apk with an app like Root Explorer, or with the ...


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from Droid Forums To bypass activation: Reboot the phone, when the green android shows Tap top left Tap top right Tap bottom right Tap bottom left Must be done every time you power on the phone


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There's a very useful way to bypass the activation on this model of phone. When you're presented with the activation screen (the little Android), press the following corners of the screen in this order: Top Left Top Right Bottom Right Bottom Left You now have the option to completely bypass activation.


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There shouldn't be any problems using WiFi without having an active account on your og Droid. There's a pretty good discussion of this same question on the thread "repurpose old android phone".


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Yes you can, there shouldn't be any problem for using your phone as PDA only.


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Since last year Google Apps accounts are full class citizens. Starting with Eclair android supports more than one Google accounts and since the Market 3.0 update of market all android apps treat all Google accounts on your phone the same way. Take note however that it is not possible to transfer your Google wallet history and purchases. So if a year from ...


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I activated that phone with a prepaid plan and didn't pay anything and successfully able to use it in wifi.


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This is not an Android question, but more like a generic mobile question. But to answer your question: YES, the old one will still work. SIM cards are not tied to cellphones. So, you can always transfer SIM cards to other phones that have SIM card slots, assuming that the phone allows the network your SIM card is for. i.e. If the phone is locked to a ...


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I had the same issue with my HTC Hero. Even though I could toggle Wifi on and off while in Airplane mode, it would fail to connect. Turning Airplane mode off solved the problem.



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